Department Administration

Department Leadership


Craig Crossland

Department Chair

Craig joined the Mendoza College of Business in 2013. He received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University and worked at the University of Texas at Austin prior to joining Notre Dame. His research is in the area of strategic management, with a focus on senior executives and their effects on organizational outcomes. Craig’s work has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Advances in Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Organization, and a number of edited volumes. He serves as a member of several editorial review boards, and is active in the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society. Before entering academia, Craig worked as a physical therapist and in a number of product development roles within the medical device industry. He particularly enjoys the freedom that writing about himself in the third person allows, and he recommends the practice to others.

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Wendy Angst

Assistant Department Chair

Wendy teaches graduate and undergraduate courses specializing in design thinking, innovation, strategy, consulting, social media, consumer engagement, and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Notre Dame, she was an entrepreneur in the health-care space, serving for more than a decade as one of the earliest champions and architects of the electronic personal health record (PHR) aimed at engaging individuals in wellness, prevention and disease management through interoperability and interactive messaging. Additionally, Wendy has worked as a consultant both nationally and internationally. She continues to serve in an advisory capacity to startup companies and is a member of the Irish Entrepreneurs Network. Wendy previously served as a facilitator of pre-seed workshops in the Michiana community, and currently is on the board of directors of the YWCA for North Central Indiana, as well as the advisory board of Plus3, an award-winning company that uses social platforms coupled with philanthropy to engage employees in wellness.

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Courtney Pierce

Courtney Pierce

Administrative Assistant

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